Along with TV shows and movies, Netflix is now offering free games to its subscribers. Users with an active Netflix subscription can download and play them on their iPhone, iPad and Android devices.
After announcing the games service in November 2021, the Netflix Games library has expanded from 5 games in the beginning to 14 games at the time of writing this article. With more games arriving soon, it would be interesting to see how users welcome this new addition to their subscription.
Update: Netflix has now added 3 more games to their subscription, take the total games to 17. These are:
- Into the Dead: Unleashed: The epic sequel to the hit zombie game.
2. This is a True Story: A story-driven puzzle game.
3. Shatter Remastered: A brick-breaking game with boss battles.
How to Play Netflix Games on Android
First things first, you should have a compatible device to play Netflix games. Here are a few prerequisites:
1. Check whether your phone or tablet is running Android 8.0 or later.
2. Make sure you are subscribed to Netflix.
If you are using Android devices (phone or tablet), download and install the Netflix app. Make sure you have signed up and selected a subscription plan if you haven’t yet.
Once you are done, open the Netflix app and search for the Netflix Games row in your home screen. Scroll down to find it.
Once you get to the games row, tap on a game and then tap “Get Game”.
Next, tap on “Go to Google Play” to open the Play store. Press the Install button to install the game to your device.
A “Permissions” screen may be displayed on your device based on the device settings and the game. Just press the accept button to begin downloading.
When download is complete, select “Open” and start playing the game.
Any installed game will be available under the “Netflix Games” row in the app. So the next time you open the app, just scroll to the Netflix Games row and tap on the installed game to start playing.
The same game may also appear on the apps drawer and the home scree of your Android device.
Note: You won’t find the Games row in Netflix’s kids profile.
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How to Play Netflix Games on iPhone and iPad
If you are using an iOS device, follow these steps:
On your iOS device, such as the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, you should have iOS 15 or later.
If you are using an iPhone or iPad, download and install the Netflix app. Make sure you have signed up and selected a subscription plan if you haven’t yet.
Open the app and search for the Netflix Games row. Scroll down to find it.
In the games row, tap on a game and press “Get Game” to open the App Store.
Next, choose “Get” or tap the “Cloud” icon. Wait for the game to download and install on your iOS device.
Once download is complete, tap the open button to start playing.
The same game will appear in the Games row when you open the Netflix app. It may also appear in your home screen.
Below is the list of all 14 Netflix games that can be downloaded and played on your Android device. You can find them in the Netflix app.